Cyberlaboratory: Using Human Observation and Cyber Technologies for Research on Free-Choice Learning

This work is the English language manuscript version of a chapter from a book written in Portuguese. A fully-automated, video-based data collection system has been installed in a public museum/aquarium for research on life-long free-choice learning in everyday contexts. The system links video observation tools, interactive computer-based kiosks, and face detection software with a research control and content management system that allows for data collection and potentially customization of visitor experiences.

Modeling the effects of climate change on disease severity: A case study of Ceratonova (syn Ceratomyxa) shasta in the Klamath River [book chapter]

Shifts in future temperature and precipitation patterns will have profound effects on host-parasite interactions and the dynamics of disease in freshwater systems. The aims of this chapter are to present an overview of myxozoan disease dynamics in the context of climate change, and to illustrate how these might be predicted over the next several decades by developing a case study of disease dynamics of Ceratonova (syn Ceratomyxa) shasta in the Klamath River, California USA.

Behavior and Genetics of Salmon (book chapter)

Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) are among the most highly valued and widely
available aquaculture species. They are also among the most critically endangered wild
fishes in their native ranges. They are the subjects of numerous studies ranging from
practical management and intensive aquaculture production to some of the most
important investigations of behavior and genetics of any vertebrates. Those studies have
provided a comprehensive background for testing critical hypotheses on life history and